Peter Wishart MP Perth and North Perthshire, Scottish National Party, SNP Chief Whip and Spokesperson for Home Affairs, for the Constitution, for Justice and for Culture, Media and Sport


  • Tel 020 7219 8303

  • Email:

  • Website: Peter Wishart website

  • Constituency address

    63 Glasgow Road, Perth PH2 0PE United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Peter Wishart

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    SNP: Chief Whip 2001-07, 2013-, Spokesperson for: Transport 2001-05, Rural Affairs 2001-05, Culture, Media and Sport 2001-, Constitution 2005-07, 2012-, Overseas Aid 2005-07, Home Affairs 2007-, Justice 2007-, International Development 2007-10.
  • Electoral history

    Member for North Tayside 2001-05, for Perth and North Perthshire since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Arts and culture, international development, justice and equality.
  • Party groups

    Member: National Council 1997-, NEC 1999-2006; Executive vice-convener, fundraising, SNP 1999-2001.
  • Countries of interest

    Southern Africa, Germany, Scandinavia.
  • International bodies

    Member, Executive Committee, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch) 2014-.

Election record for Perth and North Perthshire, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 39.55%
Conservative 30.49%
Labour 16.39%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Wishart, Peter Scottish National Party 19,118 39.55
Lyburn, Peter Conservative 14,739 30.49
Glackin, Jamie Labour 7,923 16.39
Barrett, Peter Liberal Democrat 5,954 12.32
Taylor, Douglas Trust 534 1.1
Majority 4,379 votes
Electorate 76,007
Turnout (48,333) 63.59%

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): I am a member of MP4, the Parliamentary rock group. The group has received sponsorship towards the launch of an album for charity in the form of financial assistance towards the recording costs from Ladbrokes plc and Research in Motion UK Limited. (Registered 26 March 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: I receive royalty payments from EMI/Ridge Records for my recorded works with Runrig, with whom I serve as an unremunerated director. I receive payments for my published works from the Performing Rights Society.

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